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David Dinkins

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Birthday
10, 1927
Birthplace
Trenton, NJ
DEATH DATE
Nov 23, 2020 (93)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1927
Birthplace
Trenton, NJ
DEATH DATE
Nov 23, 2020 (93)

About

First African American mayor of New York City. After leaving office in 1993, he became a Professor of Public Affairs at Columbia University.

Before Fame

He served in the Marine Corps before graduating cum laude from Howard University with a degree in mathematics.

Trivia

He signed a deal with the USTA National Tennis Center that brought the U.S. Open to New York City.

Family Life

He married Joyce Dinkins; the couple raised two children.

Associated With

He and Michael Bloomberg both held office as Mayor of New York City.